V6 still not supported

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Sat Mar 26 00:08:30 UTC 2022


> On Mar 24, 2022, at 21:18 , James R Cutler <james.cutler at consultant.com> wrote:
> 
> On Mar 24, 2022, at 9:25 PM, Owen DeLong via NANOG <nanog at nanog.org <mailto:nanog at nanog.org>> wrote:
>> 
>> I think that we’re still OK on allocation policies. What I’d like to see is an end to the IPv4-think in large ISPs, such as Comcast’s continued micro allocations to their customers.
> 
> What exactly is your definition of “micro allocations”? Is a prefix/56 a “micro allocation”? In over nine years of being an active forum participant and customer of Comcast, I can not recall the usage of the term.

They’re issuing /60s (maximum) to residential customers.

And yes, a /56 is a micro allocation. /48 is the intended norm for IPv6 site assignments and is a perfectly reasonable prefix size for v6 delegation to a site.

Owen

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